Salvador Dalì and Elsa Schiaparelli: between art and fashion
The surrealist artist par excellence, Salvador Dalì, and the stylist-artist Elsa Schiaparelli who invented the shocking pink color and which also scandalized Coco Chanel: the liason that Raffaele Panizza tells in the new episode of the series “Of Love and Style” brought art closer and fashion. Unforgettable the hat-shoe and the lobster-dress born from the union between the Spanish artist and the designer born in Rome but naturalized French.
Panizza tells that Salvador Dalì wrote: ‘Paris in the 1930s was not marked by surrealist debates in the café de la Place Blanche, or by the suicide of my great friend René Crevel, but by the expectation of the whole city for the new creations of Madame Schiaparelli “.
Here is the podcast that tells about this creative friendship.
“If what is true is true” is the editorial title of the editor of the March issue of Vogue Italia, which questions the fine line that divides reality and fiction.
Listen to the voice of the director Emanuele Farneti as he tells the “First cover, in the history of the newspaper, dedicated to a girl who is not there”:
Here is also the English version of the editorial:
Alexander McQueen and Annabelle Nielson, the stylist capable of mixing grotesque and sublime and the socialite who wrote books for children: the new episode of Of Love and Style tells of the liason between the fashion hooligan and his muse.
Raffaele Panizza talks about their friendship in the fifth podcast of the Of Love and Style series:
The fourth podcast of the series is dedicated to the stylist – but also director and screenwriter – Thomas Carlyle Ford, or Tom Ford and Bianca Jagger, born Perez-Mora Macias in Nicaragua and the first and only wife of the singer of the Rolling Stones. The narrative traces the lives of the two creatives until their meeting at Studio54, when she was already an icon. Listen to the podcast to find out all about their creative liason:
To learn more about the artist Cupid (@cupidsvault), famous for having signed the visual of the cover of Willow Smith’s Willow album, listen instead to the podcast with the interview by Vittoria Filippi Gabardi:
Did you know that Mr. Levi Strauss has never worn a pair of denim jeans, despite having patented them? And that 60 pairs are sold every second in the world? What does the date 20 May 1873 represent for jeans? And why did Bing Crosby risk being denied a hotel room? Have you ever wondered what denim sounds like? And how can you recognize a Levi’s, a Lee and a Wrangler simply by looking at a piece of fabric?
Here are six curiosities you may not know about the world of denim and jeans: two terms that, as you will discover by listening to our podcast, have not always been synonyms (and for purists they are not yet).
If you want to know the story of Louis Armstrong, his home in New York and his career, listen to the podcast written by Lella Scalia and read by Simone Tempia.
He was 80 years old on 14 October last Ralph Lauren, born Lifshitz in the Bronx by Belarusian parents. Giovanni Montanaro in the fourth podcast of the Masters of Fashion series describes him as “a poor boy, who became very rich, who changed his name to look more American, to be able to change his life too”. No one better than he embodies the American dream, in which luck helps the daring and those who work hard.
If you want to hear the story of the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean of the transatlantic Christopher Columbus, who in 1956 brought eight models of noble origins to New York to represent as many fashion houses, captained by Giambattista Giorgini, the organizer of the first fashion shows in Italy, you will discover the first podcast of the series “Fashion Tales”:
At the speaker.com/user/vogueitalia link you will find all the Vogue Italia podcasts: every Thursday we will reveal other tracks to listen to. Get ready to “a surprising and immersive experience in the world of Vogue Italia, which in its new formula has chosen to use words, and not only the image, to tell the magic of fashion and its protagonists”, as director Emanuele Farneti explained at the launch of the new project.